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  1. Stuart Cornfeld to Receive AFI's Franklin J. Schaffner Alumni Medal

    12:24 pm 5/30/2013

    The producer will be recognized at the AFI's Life Achievement Award dinner honoring Mel Brooks, with whom he once worked.Read more

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  2. Director-Turned-Artist Philip Haas’ Giant Surreal Sculptures Hit NYC

    10:08 am 5/24/2013

    His Four Seasons show, inspired by Renaissance artist Giuseppe Arcimboldo, just opened at the New York Botanical Garden. “I’ve never seen creatures quite like them,” says fan Mel Brooks.Read more

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  3. Martin Scorsese to Present AFI Award to Mel Brooks

    6:00 am 5/20/2013

    TCM will air the tribute along with showings of "The Twelve Chairs" and "The Producers."Read more

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  4. TCM Classic Film Fest: Comedy Legend Mel Brooks

    12:11 pm 4/27/2013

    Brooks, 86, speaks with THR's Scott Feinberg about his comedic philosophy, the one subject he will never joke about, his desired legacy and much more. Read more

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  5. Mel Brooks: 'I Was the Quentin Tarantino of My Day' (Video)

    8:00 am 4/23/2013

    In a Q&A with Judd Apatow set to air on SiriusXM's limited-run "Mel Brooks Radio" channel, the comedy legend talks about stirring up controversy with "Blazing Saddles" and "The Producers."Read more

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  6. Mel Brooks: 'Blazing Saddles' Couldn't Be Made Today (Video)

    8:02 am 11/16/2012

    The comedy legend tells Jimmy Kimmel about his run-in with a studio executive and the famous pal he hangs out with on a nightly basis.Read more

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  7. Comic King Mel Brooks to Receive 41st AFI Life Achievement Award

    1:55 am 10/5/2012

    The writer-director of "The Producers" and "Blazing Saddles" will be honored at a gala in June that will be broadcast by TNT and Turner Classic Movies.Read more

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  8. Susan Stroman to Shepherd Woody Allen's 'Bullets Over Broadway' to Stage

    2:00 pm 6/14/2012

    The five-time Tony Award winner will direct and choreograph the Broadway musical adaptation of Allen's 1994 crime comedy about an aspiring playwright mingling with the Mob.Read more

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  9. Mel Brooks, David Lynch Awarded Honorary AFI Degrees

    11:45 pm 6/13/2012

    32 years after the duo collaborated on "The Elephant Man," Brooks and Lynch reunited to offer graduates words of inspiration.Read more

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  10. Mel Brooks, David Lynch to Get Honorary Degrees From AFI

    6:51 pm 5/29/2012

    The two filmmakers will be honored at the American Film Institute's Conservatory commencement.Read more

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